But Casey said he fears Republicans in Congress will tack CHIP funding onto an unrelated bill as a form of leverage. In his state, without funding, almost 100,000 children are at risk of losing health care. As of September 1, according to state data, some 220,000 children in Florida were enrolled in some form of CHIP. That means state government could be on the hook for hundreds of millions of unanticipated expenses for the remainder of the current fiscal year and the next one.
Al-Masri is chairman of the Arab Bank and has other business holdings in Jordan, the West Bank and Saudi Arabia. Masri, the chairman of Amman-based Arab Bank, the country's largest lender, was detained last Tuesday hours before he was planning to leave after chairing meetings of companies he owns, sources said.
This Christmas I would like a ball and food. "I need a [blanket]", the girl had written. Teacher Ruth Espiricueta was teaching her students how Christmas is more than just presents when she asked them to write a letter to #santa. The station showed Crystal and her teacher walking around the mounds of blankets and toys that people had brought for her and her classmates. She says that she's very proud of her children since she raises them to "appreciate the little that [they] have".
It follows the unilateral USA recognition this month of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel . A Turkish Foreign Ministry statement on Monday said the fact that the resolution was approved by the 14 other Security Council members is "the most concrete indication of the illegitimacy" of the US decision on Jerusalem.
Though especially inconvenient for someone who has shelled out hundreds of dollars for a cruise, norovirus is rarely fatal. More than 200 passengers became ill and five had to be hospitalized after an outbreak on the Ovation of the Seas during a two-week cruise between Sydney and Singapore, according to the Washington Post .
Briefing media about the voter turnout in the second phase on Thursday, senior Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said " No FIR has been lodged against Rahul Gandhi ". The committee will examine the relevant provisions in the prevailing context of communication technologies and suggest required changes. The notice had said that the display of his interviews by TV channels fell within the definition of "election matter" under section 126 (3) of the Representation of the People Act, ...
Baldwin's President Trump was joined by Cecily Strong playing Melania Trump as he read off names of White House staffers that didn't last the entire year and hangs them as ornaments on the White House Christmas tree. The Trump administration clan got cozier with the addition of Omarosa , the newly-departed former presidential aide, whom Leslie Jones depicted breaking into the White House residence.
But there was one player that Kobe Bryant did not get the chance to play alongside, but he believes would've been something special if he had. The Lakers are pulling out all the stops in honouring one of the club's greats. Looking at how Phil Jackson was an integral part of the 5 rings that Kobe won as he was the head coach of the Lakers in all those wins, it will be a sad not to see Jackson not present during the ceremony.
According to the A&E documentary series Who Killed Tupac? Unfortunately, federal prosecutors stopped the gun from being sent to Las Vegas Police who were investigating the case in fear "that the weapon's discovery might tip off any conspirators involved in his death".
Sanders said that the Bureau's rank-and-file agents also have his full backing and that the issues he has are exclusively with the top brass who served under James Comey . On Friday morning, Trump reaffirmed to reporters, "there is absolutely no collusion". Earlier this month, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., tweeted a similar message: "It's long past time for a Special Counsel to investigate Clinton email scandal, Uranium One , role of Fusion GPS, and Federal Bureau of Investigation ...
Afghan special forces swiftly arrived and encircled the building to try to neutralize the attackers, interior ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi told VOA. "We believe two more attackers are resisting in the building", he added. Security in Kabul has been ramped up since May 31 when a massive truck bomb ripped through the city's diplomatic quarter, killing about 150 and wounding around 400 people, mostly civilians.
Thales said it will combine its digital assets with Gemalto within a new Global Business Unit, to be led by Gemalto CEO Philipps Vallee. The bid from Atos, which is based in the Paris suburb of Bezons, valued Gemalto's shares at €46, compared with €51 per share from Thales, which makes avionics equipment and is the world leader in air-traffic management.
Pakistan's security czarMonday said the stability of the South Asian region hangs in adelicate balance and the possibility of a nuclear war cannotbe ruled out. Janjua said Pakistan defeated the heinous designs of its enemy as the insurgents in Balochistan are surrendering and raising "Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan" (Long live Pakistan) slogans.
John Kennedy's exposure of the lack of qualifications for a Trump judicial nominee, Matthew Spencer Petersen? Petersen is now Trump's third unsuccessful judicial nominee. Despite those setbacks, Trump has made significant progress in filling vacancies on the federal courts with conservative judges, including 12 on the important courts of appeal.
There's nothing more Australian than a summer Christmas - but will the weather gods be bringing the goods this year? 1 / 21 Alamy Live News. Although the name has been selected, the Met Office will not yet put "Storm Dylan" into use until "medium weather impact" from rain, wind or snow is forecast.
Trump transition lawyer Kory Langhofer believes the emails were given to Mueller's team unlawfully. The GSA - which is responsible under law for providing the presidential transition with office space, supplies like phones and laptops, and "ptt.gov" emails - was instructed after the transition had ended and President Trump had taken office to preserve records from the transition in connection with ongoing investigations.
The man, identified as Chan Han Choi, has been charged with "brokering sales and discussing the supply of weapons of mass destruction", Efe news agency reported quoting a police statement. He has also been charged with brokering the sale of coal from North Korea to groups in Indonesia and Vietnam. "Now the missile componentry actually assisted in the guidance of ballistic missiles".
The Japan Air Defense Force (JADF) and Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) scrambled Mitsubishi F-15J all-weather air superiority fighter jets and KF-16C/D, a variant of the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon, in response respectively. Korea in turn announced its expanded ADIZ on December 8, 2013 to cover its remote islands and Ieodo after consulting with the United States, China and Japan.
Franken's replacement in the Senate was named as Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith last week. After losing much of his party's support earlier in December, Franken said he would resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct. "If they had enough guts and enough conscience and enough heart to say, 'Al, we made a mistake asking prematurely for you to leave", Manchin said of his colleagues.
He turned his connections as a former union leader into business ventures that at times have proven controversial. In a boost to Ramaphosa, courts ruled that officials from some provinces seen as supporting Dlamini-Zuma had been elected illegally and were barred from the conference.
Photojournalist Terry Griffin for Seattle's KIRO 7 said in a tweet that first responders are "treating this as a mass casualty incident ". I-5 southbound is completely closed at the Mounts Road overpass, with one lane northbound also closed.
The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that one person has been arrested. The situation is ongoing. Officers said the man was detained with cuts and bruises but no other people were injured. RAF Mildenhall, along with its sister base RAF Lakenheath, have the largest United States Air Force presence in the UK. "Additional details will be provided as they become available".
The figure has fallen from 1.6 million premises a year ago. Ofcom on Friday said that although coverage is steadily improving, around 4 per cent of properties - or 1.1 million - still do not have access to broadband that offers the speeds needed to meet typical needs.
The date breaks with tradition as royal weddings usually take place on a weekday - the Queen Wednesday on a Thursday and the Duke of Cambridge on a Friday. "His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle will marry on 19th May 2018", the statement read. May 19 has been in Prince William's diary for a long time.
Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for large swaths of the county, including Montecito and some parts of the city of Santa Barbara . Much of the South Coast was witness to the intensity of the fire - estimated at 267,500 acres and 40-percent contained Saturday night - as flames and smoke were highly visible throughout the day.